Hebrews 4:3-9 NIV

3 Now we who have believed enter that rest, just as God has said, "So I declared on oath in my anger, 'They shall never enter my rest.' "a1 And yet his work has been finished since the creation of the world.

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    • b 4:3 - Psalm 95:11; also in verse 5
      4 For somewhere he has spoken about the seventh day in these words: "And on the seventh day God rested from all his work."b2

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      5 And again in the passage above he says, "They shall never enter my rest."3

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          6 It still remains that some will enter that rest, and those who formerly had the gospel preached to them did not go in, because of their disobedience.4

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          7 Therefore God again set a certain day, calling it Today, when a long time later he spoke through David, as was said before: "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts."c5

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          8 For if Joshua had given them rest,6 God would not have spoken7 later about another day.

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          9 There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God;